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9 Reasons Why Companies Need to Invest in HR Tech

HR departments are lagging in technology; they have not gotten the best and latest technology. However, this trend is changing at a fast pace due to our understanding of what affects human productivity and the value of skilled employees is increasing. All of that knowledge is developing…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 15, 2016 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

THINK ABOUT THIS BEFORE YOU HIRE

If you are assuming filling an open position would be easy because the job market is tight, think once again. Employers should hire for where they want to see their business tomorrow.

Hiring a candidate smartly could benefit the productivity of an organization, and a wrong hire could…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on February 8, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Powerlessness and Hiring Don’t Mix

Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the couch watching a television newscast about the latest violent attack in the Middle East, you all—we all—experience…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on January 25, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Don't Call Me Maybe: 7 Text Message Templates For Mobile Recruiting

Whether you are texting the dreamy hunk from the wine bar, the cute girl from trivia night, or even just your candidates: writing the perfect text can be intimidating.…

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Added by Birch Faber on January 21, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

How to Avoid Being an Employment Commodity

How to Avoid Being an Employment Commodity

Here’s a fact about the jobs at your company that you may not like: they’re a commodity. You might think that what you have to offer is unique and the position you’re filling is like no other. You may believe your work environment is novel and the culture you create in your workspace is special. While this is partially true, in that every company is slightly…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on January 11, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Twas The Night Before Christmas 2015

[Part 1]

Twas the Night before Christmas

And Santa was worried

All his reindeer were AWOL

Except for ‘ol Murray

“What shall I do?”

“Children are excited”

“There can’t be a morning”

“With trees looking blighted!”

Peering over at Murray

Who was reading the news

Said Santa, “Hey buddy…”

“…help me or else we’re all screwed.”

Murray yawned and he stretched

And scratched at his arse

Spoke with deep voice,

“The market for…

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Added by Steve Levy on December 24, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments

The Hateful Love of Staffing

Are staffing companies and recruiting firms still seen as a necessary evil?

According to an October 2015 report byStaffing Industry Analysts, buyers gave their primary staffing suppliers a Net Promoter Score of -4%. A measure of…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 16, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Turn your Recruitment Marketing Activities from Blah to Irresistibly Effective

5 Attention-Grabbing Candidate Attraction Tips

Does any of this sound familiar?

The recruiting Manager sends a…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 11, 2015 at 5:36pm — 4 Comments

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Speed Versus Haste in Hiring

More of what we need or want can be acquired right now or just minutes from now. From downloads to deliveries to services on-command, the rise of the on-demand economy has made speed not just a competitive advantage. For doing business it’s a requirement.…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Stop Untrained Zombie Employees Killing Your Successful Recruitment Process

“FEAR, that deadliest of all emotions clutching at your heart…”

Night of the Living Dead – 1968 independent film.

This is how the tale of the Terror…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 31, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Has Facebook Accidentally Revolutionised Recruitment with its Latest Change?

This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work, which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on…

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Added by Chris South on October 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

Guilt-Free Leadership

Leadership requires taking chances and making on-the-spot decisions. Often, leaders make the right choice. Sometimes, they blunder.

Francis made such a blunder. In rebuilding his recruiting team, he hired not just one, but two people who ended up being bad hires. Making matters worse,…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 28, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

8 Wildly Ingenious Ideas to Positively Transform your Hiring Process

Case Study: DreamJobbing for TOMS Recruitment Campaign

Once in a while you encounter something that literally stops you in your tracks. Is recruitment campaign envy a legitimate emotional condition?

For…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

The Disloyalty of Customers

There’s an “affair” going on and it’s not just a tacky television series on the Showtime network.

Thousands of people are deemed unfaithful every day, including:

  • Hiring managers who circumvent their…
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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Why Multitasking Destroys Staffing Effectiveness

Research has demonstrated the inefficiency of multitasking. Gorillas drive home the point.

Okay, not real gorillas. Just the one in the suit featured by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons in their book, The Invisible Gorilla. The authors explain inattentional blindness—why people don’t notice the unexpected.

In a series of examples (including the story of a …

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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 13, 2015 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

The Great Copywriter Heist: The Recruitment Ad Job

Revealed: 1 Steal-Worthy Persuasive Writing Technique That Converts Browsers into Quality Applicants

This article was inspired by vexed frustration. I was frustrated by a recruitment marketing campaign that failed to convert decent candidates and hobbled by a laughably minuscule recruitment…

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Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

The Future is Talent Sufficiency, Not Talent Scarcity

The CEO of Uber recently posed one of the most important questions leaders can ask about their own organizations.

Appearing during the first week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Travis Kalanick was asked about the future of Uber. He focused on Uber Eats, an on-demand food delivery service being quietly rolled out in select cities.

Colbert, in his patently playful manner, acted as though he didn’t understand. How could Uber effectively…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2015 at 8:10am — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 2

This is part 2 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.

 

The 2nd Keynote was Chris Westfall’s “Get to the Point, Secrets of the New Elevator Pitch.”

 

As you can imagine he is trying to help us create and use better…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 1, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments

SETI, Snowden and Search

Since the 'invention' of fire, there have been times when History was clearly diverted from a previous course by intervening events and the influences of people.  In this instance, I offer an example wherein an otherwise "free agent" has become ensnared in his own web of deception, by becoming a parrot of my own recruiting pitch to Time-travelers.  Apparently, he wants "out" of this Universe, entirely.  I can understand, to some degree.…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on September 29, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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